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Of \expndtw8 the several branches of the clan, the most important \expndtw2 was that of Sakambhaii or Sambhar. The Harsa stone \expndtw5 inscription, dated the Vikrama year 1030=973 A.D., \expndtw18 which is the first known record of the family,\super 2 \nosupersub\expndtw15 takes us back to Giivaka I, a contemporary of \expndtw10 Nagabhata II Pratlhara, but the literary works trace \expndtw6 the genealogy to a still earlier Vasudeva. With regard \expndtw1 to the kings of this line, only a few need detain us here. \expndtw8 About the beginning of the twelfth century A. D. \expndtw11 Ajayaraja founded the city of Ajayameru or Ajmer,}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li248\fi0\ri0\sb0\sa0\sl-238\slmult0\tx1919 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex98\expndtw0\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 ,.      ..{\charscalex100\expndtw0\tab }\expndtw10 and beautified it  with palaces and}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li342\fi0\ri0\sb4\sa0\sl-238\slmult0\tx1915 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex98\expndtw-4\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 ' \super ya{\charscalex100\expndtw0\tab }\nosupersub\expndtw3 temples.   Another    famous    mem-}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li22\fi0\ri893\sb0\sa0\sl-238\slmult0 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex98\expndtw0\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 ber of the dynasty was Vigraharaja IV Visaladeva (1153-\expndtw6 64 A.D.).    He is said to have made tributary the land}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li1944\fi0\ri0\sb0\sa0\sl-238\slmult0 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex98\expndtw0\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 between   the   Himalayas   and    the    "}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li191\fi0\ri0\sb4\sa0\sl-238\slmult0\tx6462 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex98\expndtw1\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 Vigraharaja    IV     Vindhyas.\super 3\nosupersub    This is,   no doubt, an{\charscalex100\expndtw0\tab }\expndtw0 |}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li14\fi0\ri0\sb0\sa0\sl-238\slmult0\tx1944\tx6469 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex98\expndtw-20\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 Visaladeva{\charscalex100\expndtw0\tab }\expndtw3 exaggeration if taken  literally,   but{\charscalex100\expndtw0\tab }\expndtw0 |}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\qj\li18\fi1919\ri1026\sb7\sa0\sl-238\slmult0 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex98\expndtw10\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 an inscription found at Bijolia \expndtw6 (Mewar) specially credits him with the conquest of \expndtw9 Delhi,\super 4\nosupersub  and in our opinion he must have wrested.it \expndtw8 from Vijayacandra Gahadavala.\super 5\nosupersub  Besides a success\-\expndtw-1 ful military leader, Vigraharaja Visaladeva was also an \expndtw15 accomplished poet: and a patron of letters. The}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\qj\li4\fi378\ri1022\sb284\sa0\sl-202\slmult0 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\super\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw2\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs20 1\nosupersub  This interpretation of the 'Agnikula\super 5\nosupersub  legend is doubted by some scholars. They do not take it to indicate a rite of purgation, \expndtw9 which the foreign tribes had to undergo.}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li392\fi0\ri0\sb0\sa0\sl-202\slmult0 \f2\fs20{\b0\i\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw3\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs20 " Ep. bid., \i0 II, pp. 116-30.}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li389\fi0\ri0\sb0\sa0\sl-202\slmult0 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\super\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw13\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs20 a\nosupersub lw/. \i Ant., \i0 XIX, p. 219.}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li389\fi0\ri0\sb0\sa0\sl-202\slmult0 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw6\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs20 ^/..^J'.B., Lv.> pt. I, (1886), p. 42, \i v. 2.2.}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li392\fi0\ri0\sb0\sa0\sl-202\slmult0 \f2\fs20{\b0\i\super\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw4\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs18 5\nosupersub  \i0 See \i Supra.}\par }